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Amar Singh passes away: Shabana Azmi & Anil Kapoor mourn the death of former Samajwadi Party leader

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Former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh passed away today in Singapore due to prolonged illness. He was 64 and was undergoing treatment in Singapore. He was facing health-related issues for over a decade and had undergone a kidney transplant too. In 2015, after he complained uneasiness and complained pain, he was admitted to the Fortis Hospital in New Delhi. In March, there was death hoax but he rubbished the reports with a video tweet sayingTiger Zinda Hai‘ . 

Bollywood celebs mourned the death of Amar Singh on social media. From Anil Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Manoj Muntashir to others, many offered condolences to the family.

Shabana Azmi tweeted, “Sorry to hear about the untimely passing away of #Amar Singhji. My condolences to the family.”

Anil Kapoor wrote, “Amar Singh ji was a doston ka dost, always there when you needed him and passionately loved films and it’s music…he will be truly missed…may he rest in peace. My heartfelt prayers & condolences to the family.”

Filmmaker Boney Kapoor wrote, “Some people are gone, but never forgotten.People rarely stand for others anymore. Amar Singh was one such soul who stood by me and all his friends in troubled times. He fought many storms in his life. For himself and others. You will live in my thoughts for ever #RIP #AmarSingh”

Lyricist Manoj Muntashir recalled his meeting with the political leader. “May you rest in peace #AmarSingh ji. I still remember our chance meeting when coincidently we got adjoining seats in the craft, while flying to Bangkok for IIFA-2018. We talked a lot about cinema, poetry but nothing political. You will be missed,” he wrote.

Amar Singh’s association with the SP came to an end after he was expelled from the Akhilesh Yadav-led party in 2017.

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